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Staff photo by Tim Barber/ Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds entertain festivalgoers as they brave the heat midday at the 2019 Moon River Festival in Coolidge Park.

The Moon River Festival at Coolidge Park will have Lord Huron headlining the Saturday, Sept. 11, date and Wilco headlining the Sunday, Sept. 12, date, according to the schedule was announced Wednesday. The event is sold out for the third year since moving to Chattanooga in 2018.

Also performing on Sept. 11 beginning at 12:30 p.m. will be Rebirth Brass Band, Allison Russell, Chattanooga native Amythyst Kiah, Overcoats, Shovels and Rope, Mipso, Hippo Campus, Yola, Lake Street Dive, Dawes and Lord Huron taking the stage at 9:15 p.m.

The Sunday schedule starts with the Seratones at 12:30 p.m. and is followed by American Aquarium, Molly Tuttle, The National Parks, Indigo Girls, Madison Cunningham, Old Crow Medicine Show, COIN, Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, Dr. Dog and then Wilco at 9:15 p.m.

Holcomb co-founded the festival in 2014 in Memphis but moved it to Chattanooga in 2018 when it outgrew the venue in Memphis. It is now produced by AC Entertainment, co-founders of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee.

That event is scheduled to take place the week before Moon River and also is sold out at a capacity of 80,000 people. Moon River has a capacity of about 11,000 people and has sold out each year since moving.

Contact Barry Courter at bcourter@timesfreepress.com or 423-757-6354.

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